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Proms 2019 Prom 61: Vienna Philharmonic and Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Prom 62
Prom 61: Vienna Philharmonic and Andrés Orozco-Estrada
19:00 Wed 4 Sep 2019 Royal Albert Hall

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Dvořák’s ‘New World’ Symphony, with its wistful slow movement, is the centrepiece of the second concert from the Vienna Philharmonic – a programme of Central European works that showcases the orchestra’s distinctively rich sound.

Andrés Orozco-Estrada pairs it with the composer’s colourful, folk-infused tone-poem The Noonday Witch, in which a mother’s threats inadvertently summon a witch into her home.

Cinematic drama is also a hallmark of Korngold’s richly orchestrated and unashamedly romantic Violin Concerto, performed here by soloist Leonidas Kavakos.

Approx. end time: 21:10

Image: Leonidas Kavakos © Marco Borggreve

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